Robots need to understand motive and context to perform tasks safely, opening up new avenues of research into multiple complex technologies and robotics.
SPC Ardmona Operations Ltd has been fined $25,000 without conviction after a worker's finger was partially severed by moving machinery.
simPAL Mini is a cobot palletiser combining smart software and smart hardware to create a highly flexible palletising solution.
Designed to make robotic applications easier, the SMC Wireless Fieldbus System EX600-W was used to develop a solution for a manufacturing process at CopRice.
Schmersal has released a range of safety light curtains for a range of hygiene-sensitive sectors, including the food and beverage industry.
Systems such as conveyor lines with safety light curtains must often reliably distinguish between people and merchandise.
Implementing blockchain technology in food production reduces intermediaries, ensuring accuracy of data and transparency of interactions.
Kaeser Compressors has announced that all its refrigerant dryers will use the non-ozone depleting R-513A refrigerant by the end of 2019.
Following on from recent contamination and tampering incidents, an updated version of the Guidelines for Fresh Produce Food Safety has been released by FPSC A-NZ.